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Urethane Surface Coatings

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary4
Introduction7
Raw materials10
Isocyanates10
Reactive hydrogen donors11
Fatty acids and oils12
Amines and imines12
Chemistry12
Blocked one-component and two-component systems12
Moisture-curing systems13
Manufacturing processes14
Resin preparation14
Nonreactive urethane coating resins14
Urethane alkyds (ASTM Type 1)14
Urethane lacquers (ASTM Type 6)14
Urethane waterborne systems15
Reactive urethane coating resins17
Moisture-curing prepolymers (ASTM Type 2 and Type 4)17
Polyols and isocyanates (ASTM Type 3 and Type 5 and powder coatings)18
Radiation curables18
Two-component prepolymer and polyol (ASTM Type 5)18
Nonisocyanate polyurethanes18
Coating formulations19
Solventborne19
Pigments19
Solvents19
Additives20
Powder coatings20
Waterborne21
Environmental issues22
Supply and demand by region25
United States25
Producing companies25
Production30
Consumption30
Consumption by coating technology30
Consumption by major market31
Architectural coatings32
Product finishes33
Special-purpose coatings40
Price47
Trade48
Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)48
Producing companies48
Production52
Consumption54
Architectural coatings55
Product finishes56
Automotive OEM56
Aircraft58
Other transportation58
Wood products59
Powder coating60
Machinery and equipment60
Coil coatings60
Flooring60
Plastics60
Radiation curing61
Special-purpose coatings61
Automotive refinishing61
High-performance anticorrosion and marine coatings61
Other62
Price62
Trade63
Japan63
Producing companies63
Production67
Consumption68
Architecture and building materials70
Product finishes70
Automotive OEM body/bumpers70
Wood products71
Electric/metal71
Machinery/transportation71
Special-purpose coatings72
Automotive refinishing72
Anticorrosion coatings73
Waterproofing coatings74
Price74
Trade75
China75
Producing companies75
Production79
Consumption80
Price82
Other Asia82
South Korea82
Taiwan84
Other Asia Pacific85
Bibliography88

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